Drug abuse in teens isn’t a new thing and it is worse than many parents think. It isn’t difficult for teenagers to become interested in experimenting and drugs are always out there just waiting to be tried. Even small towns are seeing a rise in drug use.
The only way to keep your teen safe is to talk to them and be honest with them about drug use and what it can do to them. The teenage years are pretty stressful as children grow into young adults. That stress, anxiety, and depression they feel can lead to drug abuse and addiction.
Share Your Feelings With Them
Many people don’t think that their kids really listen to them, but you’d be amazed at how much of what you say actually sticks with them. Tell them, honestly, about how you feel about drugs and what they can do to people. [Read more…] about How Parents Should Cope With Teen Drug Addiction